A look at an international HAI member up close and personal.
May 19, 2020
is a global aluminum construction company active in several industries, including defense, transportation, infrastructure, and the offshore and marine industries. The Nieuw-Lekkerland, Netherlands–based company’s specialties include designing and building aluminum helidecks for various types of platforms and vessels.
The team at Bayards has extensive knowledge of the behavior of aluminum and the technology used to produce it, which the company employs in various capacities, from engineering and producing aluminum structures to collaborating with multiple research institutes and high-tech companies in finding advanced aluminum solutions.
Bayards serves clients all over the world with offices in Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, and Asia, as well as its headquarters and principal engineering and production facilities in the Netherlands.
Helipads and Helidecks
Bayards specializes in the engineering and building of rooftop helipads for civil applications. Over the years, the company has built various helipads for hospitals, high-rise buildings, and helicopter transport services in city centers around the globe. The company is also one of the first to support the European HEMS & Air Ambulance Committee, a trade association representing European organizations that provide emergency medical services employing helicopters and ambulance aircraft.
Bayards helipads can be installed on any existing building, whether low- or high-rise, without additional structural reinforcements because of aluminum’s light weight. The company’s helipads are maintenance free and configured in accordance with the latest international safety regulations and the highest quality standards.
Operational Support Systems and Equipment
Bayards also offers helideck and helipad support structures, including:
- Heat-tracing systems to prevent snow and ice buildup
- Lightning systems
- Deck-integrated firefighting systems
- Stretcher ramps.